Cal Dooley is CEO of the American Chemistry Council. Dooley took the reins of the American Chemistry Council in September, after serving as president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Products Association, which merged with GMA in January 2007. From 1991 to 2004, Dooley represented the 20th District of California as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was a founder of the New Democrat Coalition, an organization of centrist, pro-growth Members of Congress dedicated to finding bipartisan solutions to our nation's problems. A leader in promoting a pro-trade agenda in Congress, Cal was instrumental in securing passage of Trade Promotion Authority. Dooley is also a former partner in Dooley Farms, which grows cotton, alfalfa, and walnuts in California's San Joaquin Valley. He holds a bachelor's from the University of California, Davis and a Master's degree in management from Stanford University.